Tag Archives: Praying

The Timing of a Surprise

If we collected all the clocks in the world, all the wristwatches and alarm clocks and cell phones and every grandfather clock and wall clock and mantle clock and all the sundials, and every other kind of clock we could … Continue reading

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If I pray for a diet soda, does God give me rain??

Let’s think about this. First of all, I look in the fridge, in the back of the car, between the cushions of the couch, in all the cabinets, in the shed, underneath the porch, in the attic—even in the oven. … Continue reading

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A Strange True Hope

In my flesh I’m so resistant to hope. God asks me to hope in Him (Why am I so discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise Him again — my … Continue reading

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Praying in a Womb

Waiting on God is like the process of being born. Let me explain. You pray for something and it doesn’t happen. And you pray some more, and nothing happens. And you pray till you run out of words, and still … Continue reading

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Shooting Baskets

I wonder if prayer is something like shooting a basket? Jesus tells me to pray that the ball will go in the hoop, so I pray, and then I shoot. The problem is, I’m standing on the opposite side of … Continue reading

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